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Ongoing - African American Research Genealogy Workshop

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380119_299988056703095_175184449183457_769916_1405464635_nAfrican American Research (Genealogy) Workshop

Description:  Encountering challenges overcoming those brick walls while conducting your family's African American genealogical research? Unsure of which research strategies and techniques can assist you in locating your ancestors? Are you unable to conduct your research beyond the magical year of 1870, (the first year African Americans were comprehensively enumerated in the U.S. Census)?  If you said yes to any of these questions, then the African American Research Workshop (AARW) may be the remedy to your genealogical challenges!

The workshop is scheduled the Fourth Wednesdays, 6:00 pm to :00 pm. 

Fee: FREE - No Charge (all are welcome)

Materials:

  • 3-ring binder (continuing students, binders should contain all previously distributed hand-outs)

  • NO. 2 pencil(s)  - (As a courtesy ink pens are not permitted in the classroom)

  • USB flash drive

How to register: N/A. Pre-registration not required.

Free for the General Public

  • African American Research Workshop and Individual Assistance | Fourth Wednesdays
    6:00pm to 8:00pm - Workshop
    8:00pm to 8:45pm - Individual Assistance
    Oakland Family Search Library, 4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, CA, (510) 531-3905

    Alvis Ward is available for individual help and as the teacher of the workshop. The goal is to allow participants who work during the day the opportunity to attend the class.

    2017 African American Research Workshop Schedule

    January 25, February 22, March 22, April 26, May 24

Location: Oakland Family History Center, 4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602, (510) 531-3905

Website: AAGSNC Website and Oakland Family Search Library Website

 

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